|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands senior Brianna Adler (10) puts up a shot between Bishop Brossart's Sydney Shannon (23) and Abby King (24) in Friday's game. Adler scored 21 points in the Ladybird victory.|
Highlands (6-1) owns six straight wins including three against in-county competition while Bishop Brossart dropped to 3-3. Highlands has won its it last five games by an average of 31.8 points.
Veteran senior starters Brianna Adler and Haley Coffey led the way for the Ladybirds. Adler made 4-of-7 three-point shots on her way to 21 points and Coffey made 5-of-6 shots on her way to 17 points. Coffey also had eight rebounds.
Highlands won the rebounding battle 44-26. The Ladybirds outscored the Lady Mustangs, 12-4 in second chance points.
Highlands made 20-of-51 shots for 39 percent including 9-of-23 three-point tries for 39 percent. The Ladybirds also hit 14-of-24 free-throw attempts for 58 percent.
Bishop Brossart made just 14-of-47 shots for 30 percent including 4-of-20 three-point tries for 20 percent. The Lady Mustangs also hit 6-of-10 free throws for 60 percent. Abby King and Sydney Shannon led Bishop Brossart with 14 and 10 points respectively.
Highlands travels to Bellevue on Saturday. Game time is 7:30 p.m.